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Best way to hook up a network drive is to add a network drive that get's its own IP address. Adding a USB drive to an airport extreme is not good because it's not reliable. Tends to disconnect, and then to reconnect you have to reboot the airport and the usb disc. Not worth it.
If you have devices that use Wireless ac, I would definately upgrade. However, if you do not, don't bother with it.
I have the exactly same issue on both Wi-fi and Ethernet connections. It started after upgrading from Maverick to Yosemite and all my VPN connection were behaving the same. I got in touch with Apple support regarding this problem and their procedure was as follows: Create a new network location (which gives us fresh network settings to work with) Create ...
Unfortunately not; Not without using another router with network Access Control Lists (ACL). Airport's Timed Access Control rejects all connection attempts to the access point from selected device based on it's MAC address. It doesn't give you any options for more granular Access Level Control in order to specify network resources the device will have ...
Dnsfool supports adblocking. I found it on google. Seems a bit slow. But its free.
I believe older version of Airport Utiltiy had a GUI that you could set. It seems they took that feature away now. You can set NTP on each Mac itself from Terminal.app rather than setting things on a network level. sudo systemsetup -setusingnetworktime "IP/Hostname of NTP server" sudo systemsetup -setusingnetworktime on
When backing up to a Time Capsule, it backs up over the network. The first backup will be several hundreds of gigabytes; this takes a while. However, subsequent backups are smaller, since it only transfers files that have changed. Also, if the Time Capsule is not available (eg MacBook taken offsite), then it creates local snapshots and waits for the Time ...
to easily disallow any or all others from accessing your network, change your network password in Airport Utility. there's no need to block or allow IPs or MAC addresses IF there's trust for those with password access. open AU select your primary device it should open a new window with the Base Station tab selected by default enter or change password ...
I'm not sure of any Mac programs, but try calling up your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and they might be able to block those devices. It's worth a shot.
On your airport extreme you can block certain mac address for good with "No Access". In your airports configuration go to the "Network" tab and check "Enable Access Control", then click on "Timed Access Control". Then on the top add the mac address you want to prohibit and give it a description. Towards the bottom, On the "Wireless Access Time" drop ...
Hold down Option key while clicking on the wifi icon in your menu bar. Then select "Disconnect " - I'm using Mavericks. Not sure what version this was introduced into.
Try FileExplorer Free from the AppStore. I got my iPhone to see the files on a HD attached to my Airport Extreme Router. The HD has to be formatted as HFS+ (Mac OS Extended Journaled)
Are you on OS X 10.10.1? It claims to fix some wifi issues present in 10.10.0. If your software is up to date, you can try the following steps. They worked perfectly on my early 2011 MBP running Yosemite. Source Turn off Wi-Fi from the menu bar. From Finder, hit Command+Shift+G (or click Go > Go to Folder) and enter the following path: ...
I got this attempting to connect to a new network, where the response was a dialog box with the "Connection timed out" message. I ran airportd logger and got : associate: Apple80211Associate2() failed with error -3905 I found that this was due to the fact that I was using WPA to attempt to connect to a 802.11n network that was previously undiscovered. I ...
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